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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  20 May 1987 (USA)
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Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogamil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.



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A series of strange robberies brings Axel Foley back to Beverly Hills to help his two fellow cops solve the case. All the familiar faces of the first film are back... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <>

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Release Date:

20 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un detective suelto en Hollywood II  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)


$153,665,036 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Axel wears a Detriot Lions jacket with the number 67 on it. At the time Greg Orton wore that number for the Lions. See more »


The front license plate of Bogomil's car is seen when he pulls out of the station. After he is shot, his back license plate can be seen and it is a different number from the front plate. See more »


[Axel sees Rosewood with a huge pistol]
Axel Foley: Yo, man! What's that for?
Billy Rosewood: After the shootout at the club, I figured I needed more firepower.
Axel Foley: Yo man, we gotta talk, seriously. Who do you think you are, Clint Eastwood? Dirty Rosewood?
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By Andre Cymone
Performed by James Ingram
Produced by Andre Cymone
Courtesy of Qwest Records
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Pretty Good
15 March 2003 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I finally saw this sequel and it was better than what many people say. Murphy has some very hilarious moments and Reinhold and Ashton were just as good. Also, the action scene's were decent too, though the chase with the cement truck was'nt as good as the chase in the first with the transport truck. I did notice that the film lacked the freshness of the first one but still it was fun to watch.

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